Resources – From ACOG

At risk drinking and alcohol dependence: Obstetric and gynecologic implications.
ACOG Committee Opinion Number 486, August, 2011 http://www.acog.org/Resources_And_Publications/Committee_Opinions/Committee_on_Health_Care_for_Underserved

At-Risk Drinking and Illicit Drug Use: Ethical Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Practice
ACOG Committee Opinion Number 422, December, 2008 http://www.acog.org/Resources_And_Publications/Committee_Opinions/Committee_on_Ethics/At_Risk_Drinking_and
Illicit_Drug_Use_Ethica l_Issues_in_Obstetric_and_Gynecologic_Practice.aspx

Substance Abuse Reporting and Pregnancy: The Role of the Obstetrician-Gynecologist
ACOG Committee Opinion Number 473, January, 2011
http://www.acog.org/Resources_And_Publications/Committee_Opinions/Committee_on_Health_Care_for_Underserved_ Women/Substance_Abuse_Reporting_and_Pregnancy_The_Role_of_the_Obstetrician_Gynecologist.aspx

Motivational Interviewing: A Tool for Behavior Change
ACOG Committee Opinion Number 423, January 2009
http://www.acog.org/Resources_And_Publications/Committee_Opinions/Committee_on_Health_Care_for_Underserved_ Women/Motivational_Interviewing_A_Tool_for_Behavior_Change.aspx

Alcohol and Women patient education pamphlet

Other important resources: The resources listed as follows are for information purposes only. Referral to these sources and web sited does not imply the endorsement of ACOG. This list is not meant to be comprehensive. The exclusion of a source or web site does not reflect the quality of that source or web site. Pleas not that web sites are subject to change without notification

Treatment Locator – Web site sponsored and maintained by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA) identifies patient-specific alcohol and substance abuse treatment resources
within a specified distance. http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov

American Society of Addiction Medicinewww.asam.org
Locate an addiction medicine physician http://www.asam.org/DoctorFinderAgreementAdv.html
Women, alcohol and other drugs, and pregnancyhttp://www.asam.org/WomenandPregnancy.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fasd
Website has data and facts, information on research, training, up to date articles, multimedia tools, and free materials
for patients and providers.

NoFAS – National organization dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during
pregnancy and to improving the quality of life for those affected individuals and families. www.nofas.org
Website has state by state resource guide, FAQ’s for patients, a FASD book store, multi-ethnic posters and
pamphlets and links to other resources.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Website www.niaaa.nih.gov contains up-to-date information
and resources including the following

Clinician training with videos – Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much, 2005 http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/Publications/EducationTrainingMaterials/Pages/guide.aspx

New York State - Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services - SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to treatment) resource page http://www.oasas.ny.gov/AdMed/sbirt/index.cfm

Fact sheet on women and alcohol - http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/womensfact/womensfact.htm

Publications: Alcohol a women’s health issue http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochurewomen/women.htm

Booklet: Rethinking drinking (an excellent interactive patient alcohol intervention program) http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/Publications/PamphletsBrochuresPosters/English/Documents/Rethinking_Drinking.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)- National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices (Alcohol and women) http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/SearchResultsNew.aspx?s=b&q=alcohol and women


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